Upgrade brings new-look publicdata.eu

There has been a major upgrade to publicdata.eu (shown below), a cross-European data portal which collects records together in one place from data catalogues throughout the EU. The site is run by the Open Knowledge Foundation as part of the LOD2 project. It is based on CKAN, the OKF’s open-source data portal software, used to … Continue reading

LOD2 Plenary held in Cambridge

The twice-yearly plenary meeting of the LOD2 project was held recently in Cambridge. The Open Knowledege Foundation hosted the event, held at Newnham College. I have put a write-up of the event, with some photographs, on the CKAN blog here.

New in CKAN: integrated Linked Data output

The CKAN data portal software now has fully integrated output of metadata as RDF linked data, in XML or N3 format. To see it at work, simply add the appropriate prefix to the URL for a dataset. For example, here is a dataset on the DataHub (as it happens, part of the LODcloud). Would you … Continue reading